Spontaneous Evolution in Bilirubin Levels Predicts Liver-Related Mortality in Patients with Alcoholic Hepatitis

@inproceedings{Lee2014SpontaneousEI,
  title={Spontaneous Evolution in Bilirubin Levels Predicts Liver-Related Mortality in Patients with Alcoholic Hepatitis},
  author={Minjong Lee and Won Kim and Yunhee Choi and Sunhee Kim and Donghee Kim and S J Yu and Jeong-Hoon Lee and Hwi Young Kim and Yong Jin Jung and Byeong Gwan Kim and Yoon Jun Kim and Jung-Hwan Yoon and Kook Lae Lee and Hyo-suk Lee},
  booktitle={PloS one},
  year={2014}
}
The accurate prognostic stratification of alcoholic hepatitis (AH) is essential for individualized therapeutic decisions. The aim of this study was to develop a new prognostic model to predict liver-related mortality in Asian AH patients. We conducted a hospital-based, retrospective cohort study using 308 patients with AH between 1999 and 2011 (a derivation cohort) and 106 patients with AH between 2005 and 2012 (a validation cohort). The Cox proportional hazards model was constructed to select… CONTINUE READING